1 Killed in Auto-Pedestrian Crash in East Austin
Police are investigating a fatal crash that claimed the life of a pedestrian in east Austin last Monday.
Details of the Fatal Austin Pedestrian Accident
KXAN reports the fatal crash occurred around 11 pm March 21 on East Cesar Chavez near Linden Street.
A car was traveling in the 3000 block of East Cesar Chavez when it struck a pedestrian. The pedestrian died at the scene.
The identity of the victim was not released, but ADP did say the driver is cooperating with the investigation.
Pedestrian Safety and Crash Statistics
The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):
4,852 pedestrian crashes were reported in Texas in 2020, resulting in 731 deaths and 1,211 serious injuries. Among the leading factors contributing to pedestrian crashes in Texas were:
- Pedestrians failing to yield the right-of-way to vehicles
- Driver inattention
- Drivers failing to yield the right-of-way to pedestrians
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